Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s diplomatic affairs adviser welcomes Oman’s decision to open a diplomatic mission in Ramallah.
The Omani Foreign Ministry announced in a statement on its Twitter account today that Muscat decided to open “a new diplomatic mission in the State of Palestine at the level of of an embassy.”
“We appreciate and welcome the decision of the Sultanate of Oman to open an office here,” Majdi al-Khaldi tells The Times of Israel in a phone call.
Four Arab states currently have diplomatic offices in Ramallah: Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco.
— Adam Rasgon